New Employees: Set Yourself Up for Success

Here are a few things you should do in your first few days at SUNY Canton.

Familiarize and Get Things Done on Day One

    1. Did you complete the required new hire forms yet? You will want to make sure you do this today! Contact the Benefits Coordinator.
    2. Did you acquire your Parking Permit, Employee ID, and keys? If not, please do this in the next few days.
    3. Review office procedures with your supervisor and familiarize yourself with your department and building.
    4. SUNY HR Self Service Portal - Permits employees to view their paycheck, update their address, and access time and attendance for faculty and staff.
    5. New Employee Orientation: Please watch each of the short videos to familiarize yourself with the different areas on campus and how you will be interacting with each during your time at Canton.
    6. Stop by the Campus Store: New Employee Welcome – Spirit Apparel & Giftware
      • As a new employee and as a way to showcase your campus spirit, the Campus Store offers you 20% of your first purchase off “Roos Apparel & Giftware.” The Campus Store is located on the 1st floor of the Richard W. Miller Campus Center. College ID will be required at time of purchase.
      • Working remotely? No problem! Please email Corey Jordan prior to purchasing from our online store.
      • Please don’t wait. This offer expires after 20 days. We hope you take advantage of this opportunity!
    7. Take a campus tour with your supervisor and/or virtually:

Consider Your Benefits Programs and Deadlines to Enroll

Newly eligible employees experience a waiting period before their health, dental & vision coverage begins. Click on your respective bargaining unit benefit summary for information. If eligible, enrollment in health insurance and retirement must be done within 30 days of your start date. 

  1. Benefits Summaries
  2. Health Insurance
  3. Dental/Vision Programs
  4. Union Benefits Trust Funds


  1. Retirement Programs | SUNY Retirement Program Options Video
  2. SUNY Voluntary Savings Program

When is Payday Again?

Set Up Computer & Communications

Computing & Information Technology

  1. SUNY Canton Computer and Network Use Policy
  2. How do I locate my NetID and password?
  3. What is UCanWeb?
  4. Internet Services
  5. Printing at Canton
  6. Requesting Help: Team Dynamix Service Desk
  7. Software Downloads
  8. Safe Computing Practices

Human Resources
SUNY Canton
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617

(315) 386-7325
Fax: (315) 386-7064